Academy of Ballet Arts, Inc.

2914 1st Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association

Saint Petersburg 33731 FL US

Alan Venable

Writer For Hire
Saint Petersburg FL US

Alex McKnight, Photographer

AM Photo, Inc. & Archiva Images
FL US

Alvarez Photo

150 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

American Stage Theater Company

163 3rd Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

April Hartley

Saint Petersburg FL US

Art For Art

2734 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

ARTicles ~ Leslie Curran Gallery

1431 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing

1445 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ArtLofts at Florida CraftArt

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT)

1111 18th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ARTZ 4 Life Academy

1751 Kings Highway
Clearwater 33755 FL US

Avenue 5 Art Studio

2630 5th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Bask – Ales Bask Hostomsky

Saint Petersburg FL US

Beth Warmath

BeW
Clearwater FL US

Bill Castleman Fine Art

Seashore paintings
Saint Petersburg FL US

Bill Kelsey

Saint Petersburg FL US

Board Silly Productions

Theatre and Workshops in a Box
3545 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Bonnie Agan

Actor/Voice actor
Saint Petersburg FL US

Bregladyartist

Saint Petersburg FL US

Brick Street Clay Studio

400 23rd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Carol Hess Fine Art

Saint Petersburg FL US

Carole Shelton

Works of Art in Jewelry
635 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Carrie Jadus

Saint Petersburg FL US

Cass Womack

Production Artist, Murals, Illustration and Chalk Artist.
Tampa FL US

Catherine Woods – C Glass Studio

297 20th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

Cecilia Lueza

FL US

Charlie Parker Pottery

2724 6th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Chihuly Collection

Permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly
720 Central Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Chizzy – Chad Mize

Saint Petersburg FL US

Chris Peter

Saint Petersburg FL US

Christina Lembo

Saint Petersburg FL US

Coralette Damme / The Crafty Hag

Saint Petersburg FL US

Craftsman House Gallery Cafe Pottery Studio

2955 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Creative Clay / Good Folk Gallery

Creative Soul

2425 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Curated Craft and Art Gallery and Classroom

Everything is handmade, or redone in our studio and classroom
Saint Petersburg FL US

CyberCraft Robots

Robot Scuptures you will Covet
2955 Central Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

D YaeL Kelley

Fine Arts Painter
2955 Central Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

D-Gallerie

Where Art Meets Affordability
203 1st Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

DAAS

info@artist-daas.com
Seminole FL US

David Calvin Furniture Studio

Custom Furniture and Accessories
2222 16th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

David Manson

composer, music contractor, trombonist, band leader, educator
Saint Petersburg FL US

Davidson Fine Art

Gallery, Custom Framing & Printing, Art Supply Store
2036 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Davidson Fine Art and Zebra Color Lab

2036 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Dazzio Art Experience

512 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Deanna Mathews Kilbourne

Saint Petersburg FL US

Derek Donnelly

Don Silvestri

Representational artist
222 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Dorothy Sabean

Saint Petersburg FL US

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum

2240 9th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Duncan McClellan

Blown Glass Artist
2342 Emerson Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Duncan McClellan Gallery

2342 Emerson Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Elizabeth Barenis

Saint Petersburg FL US

EMIT

EMIT - adventurous music presenter
Saint Petersburg FL US

EnergyWebs™ Studio

5135 109th Way North
Saint Petersburg 33708 FL US

Evan Neidich

Saint Petersburg FL US

First Night St Petersburg

Saint Petersburg FL US

Florida CraftArt

501 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Florida Holocaust Museum

Features collection of works of art, photographs and historical
55 5th Street South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Florida Orchestra Musicians Association

FOMA

Florida Society of Goldsmiths

719 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Fourward Glass

611 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

7019 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33710 FL US

freeFall Theatre

6099 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33710 FL US

From Mayan Hands

2006 2nd Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Funktion House

562 25th Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Gallerie 909

909 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Galleries On The Go

Brokering Art Spaces in Public Places
FL US

Gina Coccaro

Metal Sculpture
Saint Petersburg FL US

Glenyse Thompson Creative

Watermedia Artist
Saint Petersburg FL US

Grand Central Stained Glass & Graphics

2401 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Graphi-ko Gallery

669 Central Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Great Explorations Children’s Museum

1925 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33704 FL US

Green Street Mosaics

Custom Glass Mosaics for the Home
Saint Petersburg FL US

H & G Solutions Stained Glass

2267 6th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

H. Lovelyn Bettison

Saint Petersburg FL US

Herb Snitzer Photography

4619 Alcazar Way South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

I AM LOY

Saint Petersburg FL US

James Oleson

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jeffrey W. Walling

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jennie Pearl

Jennifer Kosharek

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jim Rolston – Red Zen Art

Fine Art and Sculpture
Saint Petersburg FL US

Jim Swallow

Saint Petersburg FL US

John Gascot

Latin Pop and Abstracts
Pinellas Park FL US

John Hair Monumental Sculpture

Monumental Sculpture Museum and Studio
290 9th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

John Taormina

1431 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

Joseph N. Walles

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Kapfer Glass Studio

409 Corey Avenue
Saint Pete Beach 33706 FL US

Kas Turner

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Keep St Pete Lit

Read and Write On!
Saint Petersburg FL US

Kim McDaniel

Saint Petersburg FL US

Kyu Yamamoto

Saint Petersburg FL US

Lance Rodgers Fine Art

Saint Petersburg FL US

Laura Fage Signature Events & Design

Laura Spencer Illustrates

Saint Petersburg FL US

Lewis Brinin

4050 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33703 FL US

Lisa Presnail

Saint Petersburg FL US
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  • Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition
    September 19, 2017
    Deadline: September 30 The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. Best of Show, Second Place, Honorable Mentio, and People’s Choice awards will be selected. Total Awards: $24,000. Artists must be 18 or older to enter. Details and entry Guidelines are at ocalafl.org/outdoorsculpture. Entries may be submitted via email to Sculpture@ocalafl.org or mailed to: Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 828 NE 8th Ave. Ocala FL 34470.
  • Call for Square Artwork
    September 19, 2017
    Deadline: October 27
    Brandon Center Place invites artists to be part of the Square’s Off National Contemporary Competition and Exhibition.
    This is Center Place’s 2nd annual national juried fine art exhibition. It is open to all artists in the 48 states.
    Center Place Fine Arts will provide Juror Awards in the amounts of $500, $250, $100 and $50. Winners will be announced at the opening reception on Friday, February 23, 2018. All entries must be SQUARE. All medias welcome. An online application is available here.  
  • Admin and Tech Jobs Open at Florida Studio Theatre
    September 19, 2017
    Florida Studio Theatre in downtown Sarasota has the following positions available:

    - Institutional Giving Manager
    - Application Systems Manager
    - Digital Media Associate
    - Scene Shop Foreman
    - Business Office Associate

    Details are here.
  • Jobs at the MFA
    September 19, 2017
    The Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg has the following positions open:
    • Assistant Director of Development
    • Manager of Individual Giving and Stewardship
    • Museum Associate
    • Museum Store Associate
    • Facilities Associate
    Details are available here.
  • Administrative and Education Positions at the Sarasota Orchestra
    September 19, 2017
    The Sarasota Orchestra has the following administrative positions open:
    • Education Manager
    • Assistant Production Manager
    • Assistant House Manager
    • Production Assistant
    Details are available here.  
  • Harn Museum Gainesville Seeks Preparator and Installation Coordinator
    September 19, 2017
    Application Deadline: September 24 The Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville is seeking a full-time Preparator and Installation Coordinator. The person in this role must perform skilled work related to the design, fabrication, installation and de-installation of museum exhibitions, is directly involved in the handling, framing, packing and transportation of artwork, and also performs various duties related to the care and maintenance of the permanent collection and loaned artwork. The successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of and have practical experience utilizing best practices in art handling, matting and framing artwork, exhibition design and lighting, light construction and woodshop safety. Excellent communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and multi-tasking are essential skills necessary for this position. Responsibilities: Art-Handling/Installation/De-Installation
    • Reporting to the Senior Registrar, works with Registrar of Exhibitions and Loans and other preparation staff to plan for and implement exhibition change-outs. Also assists with care and maintenance of permanent collection as required.
    • Serves as Lead Preparator on assigned projects, which includes collaboration with the curatorial and registration team in the planning, preparation, design, installation and de-installation of museum exhibitions using a high level of organization, communication and time management skills to ensure that all AAM, AAMD and museum industry and preventative conservation standards are met.
    • In collaboration with curatorial and registration staff, manages assigned exhibition production, supervising installation/de-installation staff on assigned exhibitions to ensure timeliness, safety and budget compliance.
    • Prepares galleries for installations, including wall and floor preparation, moving walls, lighting design and implementation, fabricating and installing exhibition components (cases, mounts, etc.), matting and framing of artwork, and production and installation of exhibition labels and graphics.
    • In collaboration with the curators, registrars, director of IT and the facility coordinator, provides instruction and assists in the installation and de-installation of all artwork, including but not limited to, 2-D, sculpture, digital media, multimedia and electronics (film, computer, audio video, etc.).  Participates in and coordinates activities involved with installing, de-installing, lighting and maintaining outdoor sculpture as assigned.
    • Purchases, designs and/or fabricates display materials, such as, but not limited to, pedestals, plinths, temporary walls, mounts, crates, etc. as required and in keeping with museum standard best practices and contractual requirements. Oversees movement and placement of pedestals, plexiglass vitrines and other exhibition furniture used in installations.
    • Participates in and supervises the matting and framing of artwork.
    • Provides direct oversight for the movement of artwork, including receiving, packing/unpacking, shipping, storage, and occasionally transporting artwork.  In conjunction with the registrars, researches and implements storage and movement methods within the building, to and from the museum and between offsite locations in keeping with best practices and industry standards.
      Venue Maintenance/Administration
    • Coordinates venue maintenance as relates to the artwork, including cleaning of gallery displays and equipment, daily inspections and reporting/follow-up on maintenance needs, and monitoring of environmental or related conditions as required.
    • Maintains appropriate collection, crate and pedestal documentation, both digital and manual.
    • Maintains and ensures digital media/video equipment is operational and on/off in museum exhibitions as appropriate.
    • Maintains an up-to-date inventory of tools and supplies integral to installation/de-installation and related activities, ordering supplies as required.
    • Maintains and ensures the cleanliness of the storage areas, work areas, hallways, etc. implementing best practices in storing tools, packing/shipping materials, exhibition furniture and all other supplies.
    • Operates various equipment, including but not limited to drivable scissor lifts, forklifts, basic woodshop tools and equipment, etc. used in the normal course of business to install and de-install objects of various shapes and sizes, prepare objects for transport and/or storage, maintain gallery lighting, and fabricate crates, mounts and pedestals, etc.
    • Participates in budget preparation and oversight. Solicits quotes, reviews estimates and assists with the selection of vendors. Assists with needs assessment as it relates to supplies, labor, equipment, etc. to support the efficient operation of the museum. Orders supplies as needed for exhibition installations and collection-related projects.
    • Under the direction of the Registrar, train staff in art handling, installation skills, proper tool usage, policies, procedures and best practices.
    Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and five years of experience, preferably in museum exhibits and two years in a supervisory capacity.   Preferred Qualifications:
    • Previous experience working in museum or art gallery
    • Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and equipment used in designing, fabricating, and installing exhibitions including working within a limited budget.
    • Knowledge of museum-approved materials (acid-free, non-off-gassing, archival, etc.)
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Skill in using a variety of hand and power tools.
    • Ability to follow design instructions, specifications, and blueprints.
    • Ability to design and paint decorative and interpretive elements in exhibits, such as mounts and other display furniture.
    • Ability to design and construct shipping crates and perform intermediate-level carpentry tasks.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Skill in handling trucks, forklifts, lifts and other forms of moving equipment.
    • Driving skill because of the necessity to travel out of town, including overnight trips.
    • Familiarity with safe working practices, such as OSHA regulations
    • Familiarity with Product Safety Sheets
    • Familiarity with ADA regulations
      Additional Information: Advertised Salary Range: $32,000 – $37,500
    • To apply for this position, complete the online application and submit a cover letter and resume at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/503457/harn-museum-of-art-preparator-and-installation-coordinator
    • More information about the Harn Museum of Art and its programs can be found at www.harn.ufl.edu .
    • Equal Opportunity Employer
    • All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
    • This position requires a post-offer health assessment.
    • The Harn Museum of Art and the University of Florida are committed to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
    DEADLINE: In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume by 11:55 pm (EDT) Sept. 24, 2017.
  • NC Residency for Glass Artists
    September 19, 2017
    Deadline: September 30 STARworks is an arts-centered work community that promotes economic development by providing outstanding artistic educational programs and business ventures. Based in rural central North Carolina we strive to engage the community with artwork and artists of the highest caliber through our glass studio, ceramics studio and clay studio. The glass studio offers three artist residencies per year, each for a period of three months. The dates for the residency periods can be found on the application form linked below. Glass artists or professional artists in other mediums who are interested in experimenting with, transitioning to, or incorporating glass into their work are eligible for this program. An MFA is recommended but not required. The Resident Artist program provides resources to develop new work or expand current work while experimenting with both traditional and innovative processes using glass as a medium. Details are here.
  • NC Residency for Ceramic Artists
    September 19, 2017
    Deadline: September 30 STARworks is an arts-centered work community that promotes economic development by providing outstanding artistic educational programs and business ventures. Based in rural central North Carolina we strive to engage the community with artwork and artists of the highest caliber through our glass studio, ceramics studio and clay studio. STARworks Clay Studio is offering an exciting new international residency and visiting artist program that is an offshoot of STARworks Ceramics Materials and Research. Professional visiting artists will be invited to STARworks for one to six month residency periods to provide expertise and artistic inspiration. Our facilities allow for large workshop spaces placed side by side, supporting a collaborative and energetic educational environment. Resident artists are selected based on a competitive pool of applicants from across the country and abroad, working in sculpture, functional pottery and design. Applicants are chosen based on the quality and strength of their work, clearly expressed goals for residency and the dynamics that fit the studio at a given time to foster the excellence and diverse creative atmosphere of STARworks Clay Studio. Residents are provided with time to push personal, professional, technical and conceptual limits. Ceramic artists who are at a crucial stage in their career and require an opportunity to experiment, refine and formalize studio practices are encouraged to apply.  
  • Mount Dora Arts Festival
    September 19, 2017
    Application Deadline: October 1 The Mount Dora Arts Festival will showcase the work of nearly 300 fine artists, and is accepting applications. The Festival will take place February 3-4, 2018.   Submission Requirements: 4 images (a booth shot is required) Application Fee: $25.00   Artist Awards:
    • Best of Show – $5000
    • Judges Choice 2D – $2000
    • Judges Choice 3D – $2000
    • 10 Awards of Excellence in 2D – $500 each
    • 10 Awards of Excellence in 3D – $500 each
    • Wendy Alderman Award – $250
    Online application: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5640
  • Call for Mural Artists
    September 19, 2017
    Submission Deadline:  October 6 at 5:30 p.m.

    The Tampa Bay Business Journal is seeking mural artwork from Bay area artists to be on the cover and published within their annual Book of Lists in December 2017.

    The 200-page book, which contains more than 100 lists of area industry rankings and contact information for more than 4,800 business leaders, reaches close to 130,500 readers in the Tampa Bay area business community. It's a resource with a long shelf life that businesspeople use to develop leads and find competitors' information.

    The Tampa Bay area is defined as our coverage area of Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk (from Lakeland-west), Manatee and Sarasota counties.

    Seeking:

    • Professional photographs of original mural paintings. We are seeking original photos or royalty free images we are permitted to use.
    • The book is in tabloid format, so vertical art works best, though we can work with horizontal.
    • We will use one piece of art on the cover and 12 or more chapter covers inside the publication.
    • Please, no nudity or profanity of any kind.
    • Artists can provide multiple submissions.
    • Art students as well as professional artists are encouraged to submit.
    • Artists will be required to sign a release giving the TBBJ permission to edit/crop the art as needed and to reproduce it. But all care and consideration will be used in that process.

    Artists will receive a short profile in the Book of Lists, a digital copy of the Book of Lists and one physical copy of the Book of Lists.

    Artists will be allowed to use the published copy for promotional purposes. They will also be invited to the invite-only, exclusive Book of Lists party, where some of their winning art will be displayed. Find the current Book of Lists here.

    An online submission form is available here.

  • Documenting Life in Tampa Bay
    August 19, 2017
    The Morean Arts Center invites photographers of all levels to participate in One Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour community photography project to document the lives and light of St Pete, Tampa, Clearwater and all the towns in between. This is an annual event to create a dynamic and reflective documentation of our cities and its neighborhoods. All level of photographers are welcome. The event takes place on Saturday, September 23. A full-color book will be produced with selected images and all images will appear in an online gallery. Proceeds will directly benefit the Morean Arts Center’s photography and digital imaging program with scholarships and equipment for youth and adults. A free preparation class and post critique class will be offered for all registered photographers. Each photographer can submit up to 5 images to be considered for the book. A juried selection of images will be selected for an exhibition in the gallery at the Morean Arts Center – November 12-January 2. All images submitted will go into our online gallery on Flickr and Facebook. Complete details are here.  
  • Seeking Designs for EDGE District Markers
    August 19, 2017
    Updated Deadline:  September 22 The City of St. Petersburg, in conjunction with the EDGE District, seeks to commission artists or artist teams to design, engineer, construct and install Gateway Markers to identify the EDGE District in St. Petersburg. The City has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The project is for multiple gateway markers utilizing one design - two markers of larger scale and six to eight of smaller scale. The design must incorporate the EDGE District's logo, found at edgedistrict.org. The EDGE District runs from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street to 16th Street, and from 1st Avenue South to 1st Avenue North. It's an award- winning, historic district characterized by an eclectic mix of locally-owned, independent businesses, historic buildings, public art murals and landscaped corridors lined with majestic palms. Based in a rich history of pioneering and industry, the District was home to the first settlements in the area and became the center of growth for the emerging City of St. Petersburg. Today it is one of the most popular destinations in the Tampa Bay region, with an authentic, safe and beautiful environment that promotes a connected, active community. Complete details are here.
  • Accepting Proposals for a Painted Trail in Oldsmar
    August 17, 2017
    Deadline: September 30 The City of Oldsmar has issued a call to local artists to create a painted design that incorporates our native flowers and wildlife and vibrant colors, for a painted Pedestrian Trail. Site placement of the painted trail will be at Sheffield Park (1923 Cutty Bay Court, Oldsmar, FL 34677). The artist will receive $2,000 (1/3 upon selection, 1/3 to start, and 1/3 when completed). $2,000 to artist includes costs associated with paint, supplies and payment for the artist’s work. Details and an online application are here.
  • Keep St Pete Lit Writers' Residency
    August 16, 2017

    Deadline:  December 15

    Keep St Pete Lit is accepting applications for their The LitSpace St. Petersburg Writers’ Residency 2018. 

    The residency invites applications from fiction writers, poets, playwrights, essayists and memoirists, and provides support for adventurous writers and fresh voices.

    We encourage applications from writers whose work is challenging and daring, as well as from underrepresented backgrounds.

    Applications in English will be accepted from writers around the world. 

    While a track record of publication will be a plus for applicants, we are eager to recognize and foster excellent writers with limited publication histories.

    The residency is two weeks long, from April 8-22, 2018. 

    Complete details are here

  • Manager of Outreach Programs at the Florida Holocaust Museum
    August 16, 2017
    The Florida Holocaust Museum in downtown St. Petersburg is seeking an experienced museum education professional to co-create and manage innovative and engaging programs and resources for educators and students throughout the state of Florida. This is a full-time position. Responsibilities: - Work closely with the Curator of Education and Director of Research and the museum’s curatorial and education staff to develop historically accurate and highly engaging on- and off-site programs that help Florida educators meet the Holocaust Education Mandate as well as state and national curriculum standards - Supervise and facilitate Speak Up, Speak Now!® program - Provide curriculum updates for teaching trunks and The FHM website that utilize historical thinking strategies, object-based learning and other museum education best practices - Develop collaborative partnerships with teachers and administrators in multiple school districts - Schedule and facilitate workshops and presentations across Florida - Work with private and religious schools - Conduct program evaluation, including the collection, analysis and interpretation of data and participant feedback. - Assist in the research and development of funding proposals for school, teacher and docent programs. Qualifications Include: - Bachelor's degree in Education, History, Museum Education, Museum Studies or closely-related field required. Master’s degree in Education and/or teacher certification preferred - Minimum of 3-5 years of experience at a museum, historic house or other education setting, planning and implementing relevant and creative museum education programs for K–12 students and teachers. - Strong knowledge of the K-12 school environment, current theories and practices of object-based museum learning - Strong experience with applying Florida Standards - Excellent research, analytical, writing and presentation skills - Experience with project and personnel management and program evaluation - Capable of undertaking multiple projects simultaneously and balancing long- and short-term priorities, with equal attention to big-picture goals and small logistical details - Proficient in Microsoft Office applications - Some travel required. Resumes with cover letter should be sent to:  hrmanager@thefhm.org No phone calls, please.
  • NEA Art Works Grants
    August 16, 2017
    Deadlines: Register by September 19. Submit application by September 30. The National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and impact of the arts. Art Works offers support for projects in two areas: Track One: Value and Impact. These are matching grants ranging from $10,000-$30,000 for research projects that examine the value and impact of the arts using data and research. Track Two: Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs. These are matching grants ranging from $30,000-$100,000 for research projects that test the causal or inferred-causal impact of the arts on individual or cohort outcomes by using experimental or quasi-experimental design methods. Complete details are available here. Deadlines for the different elements of the application are listed here.
  • Florida CraftArt is Seeking Holiday Artwork
    August 9, 2017
    Florida CraftArt in downtown St. Petersburg is starting to plan for our annual Holiday Boutique. We'd like to remind artists that it’s never too early to start creating.

    Every year our biggest sellers are unique ornaments, so we are having contests for Best Ornaments in these categories:

    Best Beach-themed ornament

    Best Animal ornament

    Best Holiday-themed ornament

    Wreaths are big sellers, too, and we will present an award for Best Wreath.

    Each winner will receive a one-year premier membership to Florida CraftArt.

    Other top selling items are: Holiday-themed items (non-ornament), coffee mugs, functional kitchen items, tree-toppers and anything that's fit for gift giving.

    Appointments to bring work in begin on September 7 and run through October 12. Please call 727-821-7391 to schedule an appointment. (No email requests, please.)

    If you are shipping your work, please e-mail images for prior approval to: liz@floridacraftart.org
  • Opportunity for Emerging Artists at the Morean
    August 9, 2017
    Deadline for submission:  November 13

    The Morean Arts Center in downtown St. Petersburg is pleased to invite emerging artists currently residing in Florida to submit entries for possible exhibition in the second annual "Fresh Squeezed 2: Emerging Artists in Florida."

    The Morean is defining an emerging artist as a Florida resident 18 years or older, who has never had a solo show in the state of Florida.

    All work must be original, completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited at the Morean.

    To apply, each artist must submit: a brief bio, an artist statement, one page resume, 10 images, and image list.

    For more information please contact Amanda Cooper: amanda.cooper@moreanartscenter.org
  • Eckerd College Writers' Conference
    August 6, 2017
    Application deadline: November 15 Writers in Paradise 2018, the Eckerd College Writers' Conference, is accepting applications from writers with early potential, as well as those with strong backgrounds in writing. The conference features professional writers spending quality time with motivated and talented participants seeking an intimate, unhurried climate for learning. The conference is held January 13-20, 2018 on the campus of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. Application materials are required from all participants. Acceptance is based on a writing sample and a statement detailing your writing background. If you have previously attended the Eckerd College Writers’ Conference, your statement should describe what you learned and what you hope to accomplish by attending again. An online application and scholarship information is here.
  • Gulfport Fine Arts Festival
    July 19, 2017

    Deadline:  November 1

    The Gulfport Fine Arts Festival (formerly the Gulfport Masters) welcomes artists to apply for the third annual, juried, fine arts event, to be held in Veteran’s Park. Overlooking Boca Ciega Bay, the park is in the Waterfront Arts District where you can stroll, shop, dine and listen to live entertainment.

    The Gulfport Fine Arts Festival is free and open to the public.

    Show Date: February 17-18, 2018
    Show Times: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm both days
    Notification Date: December 1

    • Artwork may be submitted in the following categories: 2D, 3D, ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, mixed media, wood, acrylics, collage, assemblages, drawing, leather, oils, pastels, fine photography, stone, watercolors, fine jewelry and sculpture.
    • Applicants will be selected by a jury of your peers.
    • Applications must include three (3) photos of your work and one (1) photo of outdoor booth set up.
    • Booth fees will be due in full by December 15, 2017.

    Artist Amenities:
    • Artist reception on Friday evening
    • Home based accommodations (limited)
    • Patron awards
    • Booth sitters (for short breaks)

    Complete details are here.

  • Applications Open: Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
    July 19, 2017

    Deadline: October 1 The 48th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is accepting applications for exhibiting artists. The 2018 Festival will be held March 3-4 in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa.

    Notifications will be sent in November 2017.

    If you received an award in the 2017 Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, you are automatically accepted. You must still submit an application and fee before October 1.  

    Application Requirements:

    Submit four images.

    The artwork shown on three images must have been produced in the last three years.

    These three images also must accurately represent the type of work that will be displayed in the booth and must be a single category of work.

    The fourth image must show the artist’s display space with a representative sample of the work visible. This image is to provide the jurors assurance that the artist has an adequate body of work and to illustrate the scale of work.

    Only work of the quality and type illustrated in the artist’s images may be exhibited.

    Complete details are here.

  • Documenting Life in Tampa Bay
    July 12, 2017
    The Morean Arts Center is hosting One Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour community photography project to document the life and light of St Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater and all the towns in between.

    On Saturday, September 23 the Morean invites photographers of all levels to create a dynamic and reflective documentation of our cities and neighborhoods.

    A full-color book will be produced with selected images and all images will appear in an online gallery.

    Proceeds will directly benefit the Morean Arts Center’s photography and digital imaging program, with scholarships and equipment for youth and adults.

    A free preparation class and post critique class will be offered for all registered photographers. Registration information is here.

    Each photographer can submit up to 5 images to be considered for the book.


    A juried selection of images will be selected for an exhibition in the gallery at the Morean Arts Center – November 12-January 2, 2017.

    All images submitted will go into our online galleries on Flickr and Facebook.
  • Site-Specific Outdoor Art in Palm Beach County
    July 1, 2017
    Deadline:  October 1 OUTSIDE THE BOX4, curated by Lisa Rockford, is the 4th biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County. This unique and alternative format is situated at the Whitespace: The Mordes Collection, features innovative, contemporary installations and performances that interact with the landscape and outdoor environment. Whitespace is located at 2805 N. Australian Avenue in West Palm Beach. The 2016 event featured 45 installations and performances, attracted hundreds of art enthusiasts, and covered extensively in the press. Open call for proposals from artists within reasonable driving distance of South Florida. Artists must be able to be on site for all dates. - Installation Art, Sculpture and Mixed Media, Inflatables, Vinyl Wraps, Video Art, New Media, Sound Art and Performances are ideal. - The curator will give preference to installations that include interactive or multi-sensory elements, and incorporate or adapt well to the site. - All Installations should incorporate a light source and have visual impact. Cash prizes will be awarded. Complete details are here.
  • Volunteer at the Morean Arts Center
    June 1, 2017
    The Morean Arts Center in downtown St. Pete always has room for new volunteers, and welcomes students.

    If you're part of a community group, the Morean is glad to talk with you about your organization volunteering.

    You can also apply to become a Docent at the Chihuly Collection.

    Complete details on all their volunteer opportunities are here.
  • Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition
    May 31, 2017
    Deadline: September 30

    The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

    The competition is a catalyst for rejuvenation of Tuscawilla Park and the surrounding redevelopment area. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. The exhibition will take place February 2018 through September 2019. Awards for Best of Show, Second Place, and Honorable Mention will be selected through a jury process and People’s Choice through public voting.

    A $2,000 honorarium is awarded to each of the ten selected artists to cover transportation, installation and de-installation.

    Entries may be submitted via email to Sculpture@ocalafl.org or mailed to Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 828 NE 8th Ave, Ocala FL 34470.

    More details are here.
  • Call for Wildlife Photographs
    April 3, 2017
    Deadline: December 1 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is launching its 75 Years Wild Photo Contest encouraging people to explore the natural beauty of Florida’s Wildlife Management Area system. Nearly 6-million acres across the state protect Florida's fish and wildlife populations and offer access to nationally recognized trails for paddling, hiking and bird watching. The photo contest has four themes, based on the seasons. Photographers are reminded to respect wildlife by not getting too close or disturbing any birds or animals you encounter. To enter:
      • Visit the FWC’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/MyFWC, look for a Photo Contest post and post your photo in the Comments section.
      • Photos also can be entered via Instagram by tagging #WMAzing.
      • Or send an email to ShareVisit@MyFWC.com.
    Details, rules and upcoming events: MyFWC.com/WMA 75
  • Ongoing Resources for Artists
    February 21, 2017
    Explore these sites for professional development, funding ideas, arts advocacy, sources for health insurance and more.

    Americans For The Arts

    American Artists

    Art Place:  Creative Placemaking

    Creative Capital

    Creative Pinellas

    National Endowment for the Arts

    Philanthropy Foundation

       
  • Call for Volunteers: St Pete Store & Visitors Center
    September 29, 2016
    Are you in love with our beautiful city? Are you interested in sharing this with others in a fun and professional environment?
    The St. Pete Store & Visitors Center is looking for a few good people to help our visitors and locals find their way to great activities, restaurants, museums and attractions in St. Petersburg.
    Please contact shemans@stpete.com if you are interested!
  • Trolley Guides for the Second Saturday ArtWalk
    May 29, 2016
    Volunteers are needed to serve as Trolley Guides for the Second Saturday ArtWalk every month. Volunteers take 2-hour shifts (5-7 and 7-9) riding the trolley; answering questions from visitors, providing information about the arts districts, and helping keep the trolleys "on track.” Volunteers receive a $25 gift card. Contact: info@stpeteartsalliance.org
  • Call to Artists: Animals in Art
    May 1, 2016
    Deadline: June 3 Smithtown Township Arts Council in St. James NY invites submissions for its upcoming juried fine art exhibition: "Animals in Art - Our Partners on the Planet" at the Mills Pond Gallery, with JurorTim Newton. Artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision of animals both domestic and wild. Artwork may include any animals that live on land, in the sea or in the air and can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Prospectus at http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/96.
  • Call to Artists: Public Art in Sarasota
    May 1, 2016
    Deadline for submissions: June 5 A Call to Artists is underway for the creation of an original landmark sculpture to be placed at a future roundabout at Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard in Sarasota, to become part of the City’s permanent public art collection. Artists with a proven track record of creating significant outdoor public art commissions that can withstand the Florida elements are encouraged to apply. The piece should be  free standing. Complement the Orange Avenue/Ringling Boulevard roundabout location. Require minimal maintenance (no water features). Must be an original design. Can be appreciated from a distance (does not draw people toward it). Must not exceed 20 feet in height. Must not display messages or contain signs, flashing lights etc. The project budget cannot exceed $150,000.  Installation: November 2017. Specific details about the project, including the application process and selection process are posted at www.CallForEntry.org.  
  • Call to Artists: St Augustine Art Festival
    April 29, 2016
    Application deadline: Monday, June 6 http://www.staugustineartfestival.com/onlineapplication.html The St Augustine Art Association has issued a call to artists to participate in the 7th annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition July 23 through August 28. This fine art, juried exhibit features 2-D and 3-D original work depicting the beauty and diversity of the natural world. Cash prizes for awards, art is sold for the benefit of conservation efforts and art education.
  • Call to Artists: Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium
    April 29, 2016
    The City of Boynton Beach is hosting the 3rd International Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium. Visit. All types of outdoor kinetic art forms are welcome. The artwork should endure the Florida outdoor environment for the year-long display. The artists may consider more than one artwork site or create a site-specific kinetic artwork installation. Sites can accommodate artwork up to 20ʼ x 6ʼ x 10ʼ (large pad) and 10ʼ x 4ʼ x 6ʼ (small pad). All cement pads are 6 foot square. Some are flush to the pavement, others elevated in landscaped areas. There is also an opportunity for kinetic artwork to be installed in large signature trees along East Ocean Avenue. The Avenue of the Arts stretches for more than seven blocks in the City’s downtown cultural district. Selected artwork will be displayed on lighted pedestals and included in the promotion, advertising and marketing of the year-long event. Each selected artist will receive $1,000.00 per artwork selected to cover delivery and installation of the artwork. Artists are responsible for the delivery, installation and loan of the artwork. The City can assist with this service as part of the stipend. All artwork is for sale with a 30% contribution to the Art in Public Places program. To see current artworks sited on the Avenue of the Arts visit www.BoyntonBeachArts.org and take the virtual tour. More information is here: www.IntlKineticArtEvent.org
  • Call for Artists: Historic Rialto Gallery in downtown Tampa
    March 30, 2016
    The beautiful restored Rialto Theatre on N. Franklin Street in Tampa invites artists to apply for solo exhibitions. Exhibitions rotate monthly and should appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Large-scale work is appropriate, given the size of the space. Email web links, bios and resumes to: info@8-countproductions.com
  • Students are Welcome to Volunteer at the Morean Arts Center
    February 29, 2016
    The Morean Arts Center on Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete offers volunteer positions that are great for students, community service leaders and other arts lovers. For students and groups, a staff member will always be available to sign off on hours spent volunteering. A day spent helping out at the Morean Arts Center or during our events can pay off. You can meet new people, learn more about art and make a positive impact on the lives of others. Find out more at www.moreanartscenter.org/volunteer.
  • Dali Museum Volunteer Opportunities
    February 29, 2016
    The Salvador Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg offers opportunities to volunteer in guest relations, education, membership, marketing, operations, special events and more. Training is provided and volunteers receive special benefits for their service. Find out more at thedali.org/get-involved/become-volunteer.
  • Museum of Fine Arts Needs Volunteers
    February 29, 2016
    The Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg is looking for volunteers to lead museum tours, assist with family programs, office work, special events, outreach and in the Museum store. The Museum is a lovely oasis near the downtown waterfront, with art on display from ancient to contemporary. Fine out more at www.mfastpete.org/join/volunteers.
  • Calling St Pete Artists
    September 22, 2015
    The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing to open a consignment retail store attached to our Visitors Center.  Our goal is to highlight locally made goods and help our visitors and residents discover our community artists and makers. This store is scheduled to open in early October and we are starting to collect inventory this week. We are seeking items that are locally made or reflective of the St. Pete experience to offer in this space.  Please review the outline and share your products with us for a chance to sell your wares to our guests. Here's the consignment agreement. Contact Kristina Alspaw at kalspaw@stpete.com for more information.
  • St. Petersburg Classes and Education
    August 3, 2015
    Looking for local art classes and education?  Be sure to check out SPAA's new Education Page. https://stpeteartsalliance.org/education/
  • Professional Writing Classes with Keep St Pete Lit
    May 31, 2015
    Keep St Pete Lit continues their popular series of professional writing classes at the Morean Arts Center. June classes include sessions on Poetry, Fiction, Eco-Poetics, Memoir Writing - and a partnership with Florida CraftArt to write and perform one-page stories inspired by their new exhibit, "Creatures Wild and Wooly." Find out more and register online at: keepstpetelit.org/litspace/litspace-classes.